Thursday, August 11, 2011

We Can See Where I Get My Love of Paper From

My great-grandmother's scrapbook

I am the keeper of May Jones' scrapbook, in which she pasted colourful cut-outs and poems and songs clipped from newspapers.

The cardboard cover and back tie together with green string.

Page one

Gave by M.J. to M.J. on 23rd Nov 1898

Pages 2 and 3

This is among many clippings she didn't get around to pasting in.

May Jones had a stroke when she was in her fifties, and didn't recover. She died before Mom, her first granddaughter, was born.